From & Nbsp; Petersburg & Nbsp; - To & Nbsp; Alexander-Svirsky Monastery - Unusual Excursions In St. Petersburg

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From & Nbsp; Petersburg & Nbsp; - To & Nbsp; Alexander-Svirsky Monastery - Unusual Excursions In St. Petersburg
From & Nbsp; Petersburg & Nbsp; - To & Nbsp; Alexander-Svirsky Monastery - Unusual Excursions In St. Petersburg

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Video: Saint Trinity Alexander Nevsky Lavra (Monastery) in St Peterburg, Russia 2022, November
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You will go to the border of the Leningrad region and Karelia, where one of the oldest monasteries in the region is located. You will learn about its founder, Alexander Svirsky, and you will understand why the monk is called the New Testament Abraham. Visit the healing spring and see the village where the saint was born. And on the way I will tell you about Staraya Ladoga, Ingermanlandia, the Oreshek fortress and other significant places of the region. Individual excursion for 1-3 people Duration 11 hours Children Possible with children How it goes By car 18,000 rubles per excursion Price for 1-3 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

About the history of the region on the way to the monastery You will go along the Murmansk highway and cross several rivers: the Neva, Volkhov, Syas, Ayat and Svir. You will pass through Staraya Ladoga, where, according to some chronicles, Rurik was called to reign. I will tell you about the first capital of Ancient Russia; the grave where, according to legend, Prophetic Oleg is buried; St. Nicholas and Assumption monasteries and an ancient fortress with a temple in honor of St. George the Victorious, where unique fresco paintings of the 12th century have been preserved. Let's talk about the historical region of Ingermanland and the personality of Alexander Nevsky. You will also see the Oreshek fortress, Nevsky Pyatachok, hear about the defense of Leningrad and the famous Road of Life

Acquaintance with the northern laurel Arriving at the territory of the monastery, you will find yourself in a beautiful and quiet place on the shore of the lake - one of those where people feel the centuries-old atmosphere of spirituality and solitude. I will tell you about the founder of the monastery - Alexander Svirsky - and explain why he is called New Testament Abraham. You will find out what a difficult path the monastery passed from its founding at the turn of the 15th-16th centuries. to the present day. You will visit the legendary place where, according to legend, the monk saw the appearance of the Holy Trinity. And you will get acquainted with the architectural monuments of the 16-17 centuries

In addition, you will visit the Vvedeno-Oyatsky Monastery, where you can plunge into a healing spring. And nearby I will show you the place where Alexander Svirsky was born.

Organizational details

  • The tour is conducted in a business class car. Transport costs are included in the price.
  • The length of the route is 500 km
  • You can take a snack or have lunch on the territory of the monastery

Venue

The beginning of the excursion in St. Petersburg by agreement. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.

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